By Lizzie Dearden; @lizziedearden
“The source of the problem is the Quran itself…anyone who reads it either leaves it or becomes a terrorist.”
That claim, made on a Facebook page supporting Pegida, is one of countless similar allegations being circulated on the internet by anti-Islam and far-right groups.
But is the Quran actually any more violent than the Bible or Torah? Not according to Dr Ed Kessler, the founding director of the Woolf Institute of interfaith relations.
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The ‘Fight’ verses in Quran are mostly for ‘Fighting’ those who reject the peaceful message of Quran. So, this fight is ideological fight with those war mongers, terrorists. The link to above post reviews the verses in Quran, which the war mongers interpret to wage war on Earth.